June 25, 2012 - Think floods are only a risk for homeowners? Think again. Floods are also a hazard to motorists. As Tropical Storm Debby hovers over Florida, here are a few tips to help deal with flooded roadways, and also some ideas on how to handle your vehicle once the waters have receded. The Federal Alliance For Safe Homes has partnered with the National Weather Service to warn motorists about the dangers of flooded roadways. They recommend the following safety tips:
After The Deluge
The floodwaters are going down, but your car may have been exposed to the water. Experts say high water can damage vehicles. Here are some tips to help limit the damage to your car after water exposure:
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